Last Updated Nov 10, 2021, 4:00 PM

Total Talk - Week 10

We're on to Week 10 of the NFL regular season, and when we hit double digits, it just seems like the season is winding down and we're getting closer to the holidays. But the truth of the matter is that we're exactly at the halfway point, so there is a lot of football left to be played.

The big injuries and/or news out of the Week 9 games come from Charlotte and Cleveland. The Carolina Panthers lost QB Sam Darnold due to a fractured scapula suffered in the team's loss against the New England Patriots. Panthers fans might not be terrible broken up about the news after a pick-six and several miscues, as the shine has rubbed off of Darnold significantly after the team's hot start. But total bettors certainly want to take notice, as QB P.J. Walker will be under center for the start this weekend.

In Cleveland, isn't always something this season? A couple of weeks ago the Browns had several starters sidelined for their Thursday game against the Denver Broncos. Then there was the Odell Beckham Jr. saga, resulting in his release. Now, the Browns are dealing with a bit of a COVID-19 outbreak in the locker room, and RB Nick Chubb is one of the positive tests. The good news is that he is vaccinated, and a couple of positive tests could get him in there for this weekend's game at the New England Patriots. However, it is a situation to watch closely, as the Browns had several others backs also on the list. In fact, the only healthy back is RB D'Ernest Johnson.

Division Over-Under Notes

The OVER went a perfect 3-0 in the three NFL Divisional battles in Week 10. We have three more divisional matchups on tap for Sunday, and one on Monday. 

Jacksonville at Indianapolis: The


Buffalo at N.Y. Jets: The

Kansas City at Las Vegas (SNF): (see below)

L.A. Rams at San Francisco (MNF): (see below)

Non-Conference Angles

Week 9 featured four non-conference matchups and the UNDER went 5-3.

We have four more AFC vs. NFC battles on tap for the Week 10 schedule.

 New Orleans at Tennessee: The .

Detroit at Pittsburgh: The .

Minnesota at L.A. Chargers: The .

Philadelphia at Denver: The t.

Primetime Notes

The OVER was 2-1 in the three primetime games in Week 9. The OVER/UNDER has produced a 12-12-1 (50.0%) clip in 25 primetime games so far this season. 

Sunday Night Football Notes

The Kansas City Chiefs and the Las Vegas Raiders hook up at Allegiant Stadium on The Strip for 

Monday Night Football Notes

The Los Angeles Rams-San Francisco 49ers renew their rivalry in the Bay Area under the lights on Monday Night Football. The 

Fearless Predictions

Last week's predictions were a success, going a perfect 3-0 (+300) on the top section, while also hitting the teaser (+135). That's a season total of (+435), since I just returned to the column for the first time in Week 9. Let's start building that bankroll for Week 10 and down the stretch.

  • Best Over: Over 46.5 Cleveland at Cincinnati
  • Best Under: Under 49.5 Denver at Dallas
  • Best First-Half Total: Over 24.5 Minnesota at Baltimore

Three-Team Total Teaser (+7, +135)

  • Over 38 Arizona at San Francisco
  • Under 60.5 Tennessee at L.A. Rams
  • Over 43 L.A. Chargers at Philadelphia

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